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Mixed feelings about U-Pass

The aim of the Universal Pass (U-Pass) is to benefit students who commute, but some are confused about how the new pass would work and how much it would cost. “To be honest I’ve never actually heard of the U-Pass,” said Ryerson student Simone Gavros. “I don’t know if there was any advertisement about it but I’ve never been aware […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News
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Q-and-A: Privacy and security in the age of Facebook

  Last month’s Cambridge Analytica scandal reignited concerns over Facebook’s hold on our private information, resulting in advertisers pulling ads from platform, class action lawsuits against the media giant and users beginning the #DeleteFacebook campaign. Cambridge Analytica, a British consulting firm, is accused of illegally obtaining the data of more than 50 million Facebook users in an attempt to influence […]

by Brandon Buechler· · News
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RSU 2018 AGM does not reach quorum and sees no motions pass

A contentious motion put forward to raise Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) executive salaries was never voted on because the annual general meeting (AGM) on April 3 never reached quorum (the number of people needed in the room to vote).   The AGM lasted less than two hours. RSU executives – with the absence of vice-president, operations Ali Yousaf – reflected […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News
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“Equal pay for equal work” rules take effect

Employers in Ontario are now required to pay part-time workers the same rate as full-time employees doing the same job. The legislation, which came into effect across Ontario on April 1, makes it illegal for part-time, casual and seasonal employees to make less than their full-time counterparts, if they are doing the same work. Ontario is the first jurisdiction in […]

by Anna Cianni· · News
RyersonianTV: Morning Update for April 4, 2018

RyersonianTV: Morning Update for April 4, 2018

Ryersonian TV: Morning Update can be seen live on Facebook, weekdays at 10 a.m. This newscast is produced by final year students at the Ryerson School of Journalism.

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